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instruct

US [ɪnˈstrʌkt]
UK [ɪn'strʌkt]
  • v.指示;通知;命令;教授
  • Web指导;教导;传授
Simple Present:instructs  Present Participle:instructing  Past Tense:instructed  
Instruct
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v.
1.
指示;命令;吩咐to tell sb to do sth, especially in a formal or official way
The letter instructed him to report to headquarters immediately.
那封信指示他立即向总部汇报。
You will be instructed where to go as soon as the plane is ready.
飞机一准备好就会通知你去何处。
She arrived at 10 o'clock as instructed .
她依照指示于 10 点钟到达。
He instructed that a wall be built around the city.
他下令在城的周围筑一道城墙。
He instructed that a wall should be built around the city.
他下令在城的周围筑一道城墙。
‘Put it there,’ she instructed (them).
“把它放在那儿。”她吩咐(他们)道。
2.
~ sb (in sth)
教授,传授(技能等)to teach sb sth, especially a practical skill
All our staff have been instructed in sign language.
我们的员工都接受过手语训练。
3.
[usupass]
~ sb that…
告知;通知to give sb information about sth
We have been instructed that a decision will not be made before the end of the week.
我们已获悉周末前不会作出决定。
4.
~ sb (to do sth)
委托(律师);托办to employ sb to represent you in a legal situation, especially as a lawyer

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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